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Maintenance Tech - 1st Shift

Waukesha, WI 53188

Posted: 02/21/24 Industry: Maintenance - Building and/or Machine Job Number: IV16340089 Pay Rate: $58240-66560 / year

Job Description

The maintenance technician position is responsible for maintaining and repairing hydraulic, mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic components of production equipment and machines; installs and repairs electrical components of industrial equipment and machinery; performs all preventive maintenance functions; and ensures maintenance of buildings and grounds.
Essential Functions:
  • Adhere to company safety policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to company food safety, quality and regulatory practices and procedures
  • Interface with production personnel to make necessary adjustments and corrections to machines on the production lines
  • Visually inspects and listens to equipment and machines to locate causes of malfunctions.
  • Dismantles equipment and machines to gain access to problem area.
  • Repairs equipment and machines and tests their operation following repair.
  • Installs power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed equipment and machines such as conveyors, robot, presses, etc.
  • Connects power supply wires to equipment and machines and connects cables and wires between equipment and machines.
  • Assists with replacing faulty electrical components of equipment and machines such as relays, switches and motors.
  • Performing structural repairs to masonry, woodwork, and furnishing of buildings.
  • Inspects completed work for conformance to blueprints, specifications and standards.
  • Complies with company policies and safety regulations for workers
  • Assists with performing preventative maintenance on buildings and equipment
  • Confers with supervisor to coordinate work activities.
  • Minimum of high school diploma or GED
  • Must be 18 yrs or older
  • 2+ yrs college or technical preferred
  • Knowledge of manufacturing specifications and quality standards
  • Familiarity with LOTO, HACCP, GMPs, Allergens and Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Ability to problem- solve equipment and processes
  • Ability to determine root cause and diligently apply corrective action
  • Maintain respectful communications with co-workers at all levels within the organization
  • Ability to read and write English; Bi-lingual a plus
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs
  • Basic math and computer skills
Working conditions: 
While performing the duties of this job, the employees frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and inside and outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The temperature in the factory may vary from 70 degrees Fahrenheit during the winter to 110 degrees Fahrenheit during the summer. Employees may get dirty with grease and oil. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and occasionally loud.
While performing the duties of this job, this employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment corresponding to task (i.e. hearing protection, face shield, safety glasses, aprons, gloves, etc. )
Potential allergens exposure to: Peanuts, Other Tree Nuts, Wheat, Soy, Milk and Eggs.
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